Overkill: Space Shooter

Overkill: Space Shooter

50,000 - 100,000 downloads

  • Excellent gameplay
  • Music
  • Huge screen recommended
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Expert's Review

"Far more than dodge and fire"

Reviewed by / Aug 16, 2011

A perfect time-consuming side-scroller.

There was a time when sidescrollers reigned over other videogame genres. Who could forget Nemesis and R-Type? Sidescrollers will always bring that little dose of instant nostalgia associated to smashing big red buttons with no strategy at all but surgically pinpoint accuracy moves when all screen was full of little shiny spheres shot by a myriad of enemy ships.
Times may have changed, but there's still room for a penultimate war against alien hordes. You know we love when a classic is updated, and Overkill certainly does it pretty well. The basics of the game not only haven't changed, but there're also some nice additions as manually shielding and launch guided missiles. Upgrades can be bought at the end of each level and scores can be shared via Scoreloop. Four difficulty settings ensure that everybody can try it out. Finally, it has to be said that responsiveness and gameplay is optimal -something crucial in a game of this kind.

This paid version includes twenty complete levels and an extra survival mode. Maybe they won't be enough, but you'll enjoy playing them for sure.

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Developer's original description available here
Fight your way through hordes of enemies, upgrade your weapons, defeat the bosses and submit your results to the Scoreloop network!

"A very high quality game, 5/5 stars" - meandmydroid.com
"Awesome!” - droidandroidgames.com

Overkill is simply the best side-scrolling shooter you can get for your Android phone.

* Hordes of enemies, upgradeable weapons, thrilling gameplay
* 10 campaign levels + 10 bonus levels + 4 stages in "Survival" mode
* Superior graphics, top quality sound
* Online leaderboards (Scorepoop)
* Zeemote bluetooth controller support
* Full support of tablets
* App2sd

IMPORTANT: For the best experience, try different control options. Default tilt controls may not work well on some devices, so be sure to try trackball/keyboard/dpad too!

keywords: side-scrolling space shooter, shoot'em up
similar: Radiant, Sky Force, Space War

Recently changed in this version

Redesigned to support tablets, optimized for Galaxy Tab
Fixed compatibility issues with 1.5 devices (e.g. Galaxy Spica)
Full Zeemote controller support (Android 2.0+ required)
Updated menu design
Improved graphics for high-end devices
Various bugfixes

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Comments and ratings for Overkill: Space Shooter
  • (61)

    by dan lewis on 06/04/2014

    Can't even pay the first level.

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    by Harley Robertson on 31/03/2014


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    by Karem Mostafa on 18/03/2014

    I haven't played it yet. But I think it's a nice one to play.

  • (61)

    by Brett Parker on 14/03/2014

    Installed the game, pushed play the the game crashed.... awesome job guys

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    by Rashawn Archie on 07/03/2014

    nice games

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    by Zrajm Mononymous on 05/03/2014

    On my galaxy S4.

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    by Austin Power on 01/03/2014

    Auto crash any time I try to start a game